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Is there a way to edit the list of words in the AutoText feature in Writer.

asked 2019-07-10 18:09:03 +0200

daniels gravatar image

There are a few words that I wish to remove from the AutoText word list in libre Writer. They are misspellings or partial words. Is there a way to open the AutoText list of words to edit it or to remove words I do not wish AutoText to handle.

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answered 2019-07-11 04:22:18 +0200

robleyd gravatar image

updated 2019-07-11 05:38:13 +0200

You can edit AutoText entries by going to Tools | Autotext (Ctrl+F3) and select the entry you want to modify; then use the dropdown list under the AutoText button at the bottom of the dialog.

But you may be talking about the AutoCorrect function; you can also change that via Tools | AutoCorrect | AutoCorrect Options.

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answered 2019-07-22 08:19:33 +0200

gabix gravatar image

A kinda kill-'em-all solution: just delete all files from the /autocorr and /autotext subdirectories in your user profile.

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answered 2019-07-22 06:28:44 +0200

herrdeh gravatar image

This does not work for me - the "AutoText" dropdown list at the bottom is grayed out.

Version: Build-ID: 1:6.2.4-0ubuntu0.18.04.1~lo1 CPU-Threads: 8; BS: Linux 4.15; UI-Render: Standard; VCL: gtk3; Gebietsschema: de-DE (de_DE.UTF-8); UI-Sprache: de-DE

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Do not answer your own question unless it is a real answer. Modify the original question or use the comment option.

gabix gravatar imagegabix ( 2019-07-22 08:14:14 +0200 )edit
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